Over the next couple of weeks, we’ll be posting 5 Read & React Quick Hitters in tribute to our newest DVD in the R&R family: Quick Hitters! It’s so new in fact that it isn’t even live on the website yet, but you can check it out here.

Here’s a simple Side Out of Bounds Quick Hitter with a couple of nice scoring options. Of course, nothing in this Quick Hitter violates Read & React principles and if the initial attacks don’t work, you can flow naturally into the Read & React.

Side Out Quick Hitter Frame 1

5 down screens for 1.
3 back screens for 4.
Lob layup for 4 is scoring option #1.
Entry pass to 1 is option #2.

Side Out of Bounds Quick Hitter Frame 2

If 4 and 1 aren’t open, 5 flashes to corner and 3 flashes to wing.
4 fills out to opposite wing.

Side Out of Bounds Quick Hitter Frame 3

Regardless of which teammate receives the entry pass, the first option is a give and go for 2. This is scoring option #2. Once the ball is inbounds, R&R principles take over.

Side Out of Bounds Quick Hitter Frame 4

EXAMPLE: If 1 receives the inbounds pass, but 2 is not open on the cut, then 2 can choose to back screen out with any teammate. The R&R attack continues…

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Read & React Quick Hitter DVD

One Response

  1. Coach Torbett,
    Good morning Coach. This is certainly a great side out play that leads a team into the R & R habits. Great stuff…I can’t wait to get more to utilize. Thanks so much

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